Support Services

For information, support and help please click on the links below:

In an emergency situation, always call 999

Childline 0800 11 11 – Talk to someone about anything that concerns you

The Mix – Essential support for under 25s in the UK.  Free information and support about sex, relationships, drugs, mental health, money and jobs

 

Mental Health

Young Minds – The Voice for Young People’s Health and Wellbeing

Mind – Working for Better Mental Health

NHS CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

 

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)

NWG (National Working Group) – Tackling CSE

NSPCC – Help and Advice about CSE

Barnado’s – Help and Advice about CSE

PACE UK – Parents Against CSE

NHS – Help and Advice about CSE

 

Drugs and Alcohol

Talk to Frank – Honest information about drugs

ADT Healthcare offers a free helpline and walk-in clinic for people suffering with drug and alcohol addiction issues. You can contact ADT Healthcare free on 0800 088 66 86.

 

Domestic Violence (DV)

Refuge – For Women and Children.  Against DV

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 0800 2000 247

NHS – Getting Help for DV

Nia – Delivering cutting edge services to end violence towards women and children

Broken Rainbow – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) DV Charity

 

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

NSPCC – Help & Advice about FGM / Helpline: 0800 028 3550 /  email: fgmhelp@nspcc.org.uk

Forward UK – Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development – committed to gender equality and safeguarding the rights of African girls and women

The Girl Generation – A global campaign that supports the Africa-led movement to end FGM

NHS – Help & Advice about FGM

 

Sexting

Childline – Helpline: 0800 11 11

NSPCC – Sexting: Advice for Parents

Family Lives – Sexting Help and Advice

 

Sexual Orientation

Stonewall – Stonewall works to achieve equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transexual people

LGBT Flipside – Flipside is a group for lesbian, gay, bi & trans+ young people aged 11-25 where you can be yourself, get support, and meet others in similar situations

Diversity Role Models – Diversity Role Models actively seeks to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying in UK schools